Speakers

Howard & Jason Caldwell
Evangelists - Seeing Truth Ministries

Howard & Jason Caldwell are a father-son team of evangelists sent out by the Lighthouse Baptist Church of Winchester, Virginia. Howard and Jason have a combined ministry experience of fiftyfive years. In 2006 they started Seeing Truth Ministries. This ministry is an independent Baptist Church ministry dedicated to the propagation of the gospel, producing target programs for the local church and providing itself as an evangelistic and instructional tool in the local church. They offer Family Crusades, Vacation Bible Schools, Bus Promotion Sundays, Church Camps, Sportsmen’s Banquets with live birds of prey demonstration, Revivals, & Missions Conferences.

Chris Chavez
Pastor - Green Road Baptist Church

After graduating from Bible college, Chris Chavez traveled with Neighborhood Bible Time for one summer, then he and wife, Sara, served on a revival team for three years where he ran children's revivals, youth rallies, Vacation Bible Schools, and preached in camp ministries. In 2009 the Lord led them to leave the team and to expand the ministry to include adults in an itinerant evangelistic and revival ministry of preaching and praying for the salvation of souls, the stirring of the saints, and the glory of the Lord. While Bro. Chavez serves as the president of Hoosier Hills Baptist Camp in Indiana, he also took the pastorate of the Green Road Baptist Church of Madison, Indiana, in May of 2017.

David Corn
Evangelist

David surrendered to the ministry at age 17. He has now been traveling full-time in evangelism since June 2009. God has given him the privilege to perform illusions for adults, teenagers, and children since around 2000. The illusions have opened a door for a public school ministry where God has allowed him to see thousands of visitors come to church evangelistic events and hundreds of people saved! They have been in over 110 public schools in more than 18 states! David married Joy in April 2011, and they travel full-time with their miracle son, Carson!

Rhonda Damhorst

Mrs. Damhorst (or Mrs. D as she is affectionately called here at First Baptist) was saved at the age of 12 while attending the First Baptist Church of Milford. As a faithful teenager in the church the Lord began using her to teach a Sunday School class of 4 and 5 year olds. Mrs. D remained in the church as a children’s worker from the age of 16 to the time that she went to college at Midwestern Baptist in Pontiac, Michigan. In 1971, she received a bachelor’s degree in Religious Education from Midwestern, and then continued her post-graduate years at the University of Detroit in the field of Education. Mrs. D counts it a privilege to have served over 50 years with preschool children, and for more than two decades she has served in Master Clubs with the Little Lambs and Shepherds. This year we are thrilled to have her lead a workshop in the Beginner Department.

Dan Delong
Director - BIMI Candidate & Deputation

For over 40 years, Dan DeLong has been serving the Lord in the ministry full-time. He had been in missions for over 15 years as a church planter for Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) He presently is the Director for the BIMI Deputation and Candidate Schools. He is in charge of recruitment of new missionaries around the world. He speaks in missions conferences, youth camps, revival meetings, and Christian school seminars.

Bill Duttry
Senior Pastor - First Baptist Church of Milford

Pastor Bill Duttry was called to the First Baptist Church of Milford as Executive Pastor in August, 1998, and later assumed the role of Senior Pastor in October, 1999. He is a graduate of Midwestern Baptist Bible College where he met his wife, Pam. Pastor and Pam have three children. We are grateful for Pastor’s leadership role in this ministry and challenge you to take the opportunity to get to know him this week.

Sherry Ellington
Director of Distribution - Master Ministries

Sherry has served as the Director of Distribution for Master Ministries since 2005. She also volunteers as the Master Club Secretary for FBCM. Sherry is married to Ted and has four children and one grandson!

David Gibbs
President - CLA

Founder and President of Christian Law Association, a nationwide legal ministry of helps dedicated to defending Christian liberty in America.

Dan Gill
BPS/Seedline Representative

For 8 years Dan served as the principal for a Christian school in Kentucky. It was during this time that he felt the Lord was calling him to the mission field. As he was making preparations to attend Bible college for further training, it became clear that it wasn’t the Lord’s timing. His family moved to Milford, Ohio, and started attending First Baptist Church of Milford. A few short years later, in 2014, the Lord made it clear that He wanted him to serve in the ministry of Bearing Precious Seed, Seedline. Instead of being the messenger on the foreign field, he now has the privilege of providing the Message for the messenger.

Dan Jessup
Director - Master Ministries

Bro. Dan Jessup joined FBC in the summer of 2015 when he became the director of Master Ministries. Before his arrival, Bro. Jessup had spent almost 20 years as an ordained pastor working as an assistant at churches in Pennsylvania and Virginia. During that time he was an active youth director, chapel speaker, Bible class teacher, bus ministry director, children’s ministry pastor, adult Sunday School teacher, academy administrator, and most of all a successful Master Clubs director at the Lighthouse Baptist Church of Winchester, Virginia! FBC and Master Ministries have a great expectation that the Lord will use Bro. Jessup to give direction to the Loving and Leading Conference and to edify the children and youth ministries of our respective churches.

April Jessup
Director of Development - Master Ministries

Mrs. Jessup joined FBC and Master Ministries in the summer of 2015 when her husband became the general director. Before her arrival, April had spent almost 20 years in children and youth ministry at churches in Florida, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. During that time she worked in daycare, taught various grade levels at Christian school, participated in special music and choir, and filled the role of Master Clubs secretary at the Lighthouse Baptist Church of Winchester, Virginia. Most recently Mrs. Jessup has assumed the position of “Director of Development” in Master Ministries and spent much time travelling this past year to train workers in Master Clubs and edit existing and new curriculum.

Kim Ketchum
PreK/Elementary Principal - Milford Christian

Kim Ketchum has worked in children’s ministry for over 20 years. She also has several years of teaching experience in Christian education. Kim currently serves as the Preschool and Elementary Principal at Milford Christian Academy. She has three children.

Corey Knopf
Youth Pastor - First Baptist Church of Milford

Corey had the privilege of growing up in the First Baptist Church of Milford, where the Lord called him into full time ministry. Upon graduating from Pensacola Christian College in 2009, he was led by the Lord back to Milford, where he has been heavily involved with the youth ministry. He currently serves on the Pastoral Staff at First Baptist Church of Milford as the Youth Pastor. Corey and his wife Kelly have two children, Brinlee and Maddox.

Susan Knudten

After ten years as a special education teacher, the Lord led her and her husband, Eric, to homeschool their two daughters, Megan and Emily. Susan has taught in the primary department of Master Clubs since 2005 when her family joined First Baptist Church of Milford. She is thankful to God for the privilege He has given to her family to serve at our church in the Puppet and Children’s ministries.

Aaron Lanier
Children's Pastor -First Baptist Church of Milford

Aaron Lanier has been the Children’s Pastor at First Baptist Church of Milford for almost three years after having graduated from Pensacola Christian College with an Education Emphasis in Youth Ministry degree and from Pensacola Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity. Bro. Lanier served in Master Clubs at Campus Church for five years in several capacities and has also worked in the Master Clubs program here at First Baptist Church as a game director. In the late summer of 2016, he took the position of club director. Aaron and his wife Elizabeth have two children, Reece and Mollie.

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